Toronto mayor defends clearing of homeless encampment

Scuffles broke out Tuesday as police and city workers moved in to clear a sprawling homeless encampment in downtown Toronto. More than a hundred officers, city security guards and private security descended upon Trinity Bellwoods Park and were met by about 200 people – a mix of homeless residents and their supporters – who surrounded the makeshift dwellings of those who didn't want to leave. Mayor John Tory says encampments are not a long-term solution.

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